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2014-12-23 23:02:06

Heavy discounting by major supermarket chains has taken its toll on wholesalers that cater to food retailers.

2014-12-23 12:24:15

Clinical microbiologist Dr. Matthew Gilmour appointed to the role OTTAWA, Dec. 23, 2014 /CNW/ -The Public Health Agency of Canada today announced the appointment of Dr.

2014-12-19 08:27:42

Newly launched OneShield Market Solutions group to provide proven enterprise-class software solutions for niche insurance markets, including MGAs, TPAs, Workers Compensation Administrators, Self-insureds,

2014-12-18 20:20:23

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A number of leading Senators and national security experts criticized U.S.

2014-12-18 04:20:30

SHANGHAI, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd.

2014-12-15 08:27:55

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2014-11-28 23:07:31

Army Chief of Staff General Raymond T. Odierno will receive the Goodpaster Award from the George C.

2014-11-19 20:20:39

Military and government leaders recognized for contributions to national security and the association. WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep. Michael J.


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Kings Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 12:16:00

Kings Canyon National Park is located in southern Sierra, Nevada. The park encompasses an area that was once General Grant National Park, which was established in 1890, in order to preserve a grove of giant sequoia trees. The area was known to European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century, but was not well-known until 1873, after John Muir visited and found the environment to be similar to Yosemite valley. Harold Ickes, a United States Secretary of Interior, supported the idea of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

General Relativity -- General Relativity is the common name for the theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in 1915. According to general relativity the force of gravity is a manifestation of the local geometry of spacetime. Although the modern theory is due to Einstein, its origins go back to the axioms of Euclidean geometry and the many attempts over the centuries to prove Euclid's fifth postulate, that parallel lines remain always equidistant, culminating with the...

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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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